Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Cluster Hire in Sustainable Earth Systems

The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) is pleased to announce a cluster hiring initiative in Sustainable Earth Systems. Across the UT Dallas campus, we are seeking eleven outstanding tenure-track faculty (open-rank) through a cluster hiring initiative as follows: three positions led by the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM), one position led by the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS), and seven led by the Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM). Joint appointments across schools and departments may be possible where backgrounds and experience provide synergies across campus. The appointments are expected to commence August 1, 2024, for the start of the Fall 2024 semester.

Three faculty positions in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM)
A PhD or equivalent in Earth, Environmental, Physical, Biochemical Sciences, or a related discipline is required prior to employment. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are seeking candidates able to produce research and scholarly or creative achievements that enhance the program and the discipline, and able to deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences. Highest consideration will be given to applicants that have a demonstrated record of interdisciplinary research, scholarly achievements, and excellence with clear potential to develop a well-funded research program (or with an established program, for applicants at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level).

NSM has been a key foundation of the rapidly growing success of UT Dallas, even before the university's inaugural year in 1969. Its departments and research centers continue to play a vital role in the University's transformation to one of the top research institutions in the United States. UT Dallas is a top public research university located in one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs. Our student body is 31,000 strong, reflecting students from over 100 countries and a multiplicity of identities and experiences. Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore.

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

Interested candidates can apply online at:

Priority will be given to completed applications received by December 1, 2023. Reviews will continue until the position is filled or the posting is closed on January 31, 2024.

For further information, please contact Search Chair Dr., Dept Head of Earth Sciences Dr., or Dean of NSM Dr. David

posted: 13 November 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.